What are the different types of Full Body and Whole Body Scans?
There are several types of Full Body and Whole Body Scans available. The following are our main centres and a brief description of what is available and the cost.
Whole Body MRI scan - Northwood (London) - £1,359
This package is a scan of the whole body followed by a detailed analysis of the scan and face to face consultation with a Private Doctor who will go through all the images with you and who will then provide a detailed written report. By whole body is meant the head, neck, whole spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis, both upper arms and both lower limbs covering the upper thighs. This can be extended to the whole of both lower limbs on request. Further details are given below.
Full Body MRI scan - Canary Wharf (London) - £1,375
The scan will cover Brain, Neck, Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis.
Full Body MRI scan - Newton-le_Willows (Manchester) - £1,000
This package is called an advanced Brain and Body Scan and includes MRI scans of the brain, the whole spine, abdomen and pelvis. It does not include the upper or lower limbs. A written report is provided. The price does not include a consultation.
Further details of Imaging Techniques
Note - More regions can be added based on the patient's lifestyle, family and medical history.
Full Body Scan Prices
Frequently Asked Questions
What is an MRI Full Body Scan?
- MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to obtain detailed views of the organs, tissues and skeletal system.
- It is a non-invasive way to diagnose abnormalities in body structure by producing high resolution images.
When is an MRI Scan performed?
- To detect brain and spine problems like strokes, tumors and aneurysms.
- To measure metabolical changes in the brain - Functional MRI.
- To analyse disorders of the eye and inner ear.
- To detect problems with internal organs like the Liver, Kidney or Pancreas.
- To measure the size of heart, thickness of heart walls and other structures.
- To analyse bone and joint abnormalities, infections and tumours in soft tissues.
- To detect breast cancer.
How is MRI Scan different from CT Scan?
- MRI can show clearer differences between normal and abnormal tissue while CT Scans can sometimes provide more detail about the heart, lungs, pelvis, hips, reproductive systems, bladder and gastrointestinal tract.
- MRI scans are safe and are commonly used for preventative checks.
- MRI scans do not involves any radiation, while CT scans involve radiation.
- MRI scans take more time than CT scans and are generally noisier.